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...Richard H. Popkin was born on 27 December 1923 in Bronx, New York. Both parents were emancipated Jews who were born in the United States of immigrant parents from a village near Vilna, Lithuania. Popkin attended high school during 1937–40...
...Dodwell, Henry, the younger Eldest son of the nonjuror Henry Dodwell the elder, Henry junior was born at Shottesbrooke, Berkshire. He attended Magdalen College, Oxford. Receiving his BA in 1726, he then studied law in the Temple....
...ibn al-Rawandi Very little is known definitively about Ibn al-Rawandi; even his name is a matter of dispute. He was presumably born in Rawand, near Isfahan, and seems to have spent most of his life in Baghdad. In his earlier years there he...
...Desmaizeaux, Pierre Pierre Desmaizeaux (or Des Maizeaux) was born in France and died on 11 July 1745. He was the son of a Protestant minister whose family took refuge in Switzerland when the Edict of Nantes was revoked. He studied...
...Burton, Robert Robert Burton was born in Lindley, Leicestershire on 8 February 1577 and died in Oxford on 25 January 1640. He was the second son of Ralph Burton, a Leicestershire gentleman, and attended schools at Nuneaton and Sutton...
...Balfour, Arthur James Arthur James Balfour was born on 25 July 1848 at Whittingehame, the house of his father, James Maitland Balfour, in Haddingtonshire, and died on 19 March 1930 at Fishers Hill, the home of his brother Gerald, in Surrey....
...Westermarck, E.A. Edward Westermarck was born in Helsinki on 20 November 1862 and died in Lapinlahti, also in Finland, on 3 September 1939. Born into an academic family of Swedish extraction, he attended Helsinki University, receiving his...
...Unger, Peter Kenneth Peter Unger was born on 25 April 1942 in New York City. He graduated from Swarthmore College with a BA in 1962, and went on to the University of Oxford, where he earned his D.Phil. in philosophy in 1966. From 1965 until...
...Mates, Benson Benson Mates was born on 19 May 1919 in Portland, Oregon. He received his BA at the University of Oregon in 1941. During World War II he served as a cryptographer. He received his PhD in philosophy from the University...
...Kurtz, Paul Winter Paul Kurtz was born on 21 December 1925 in Newark, New Jersey. He received his BA from New York University in 1948, then went to Columbia University, where he earned his MA in 1949 and his PhD in philosophy in 1952....